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Fried food fun, by Omar Chatriwala.
Bajis, pakoras and samosa set out to entice customers just off of Musheireb Street in Doha, Qatar.
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A row of meat by Omar Chatriwala.
A butcher peeks through the hanging lamb carcasses on display at his shop in the Musheireb area of Doha, Qatar.
My precious by Omar Chatriwala.
A shopkeeper look out the window of a gold jewelry store in the Musheireb area of Doha, Qatar.
The ‘cold’ store by Omar Chatriwala.
Customers browse at a convenience store - often called a cold store or baqala - in the Musheireb area of Doha, Qatar.